May 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bassendean Memorial Library, 46 Old Perth Rd, Bassendean WA 6054, Australia
It’s time to talk rubbish! Come along to a free interactive workshop on reducing the waste in your kitchen and beyond. Learn about minimising your food waste through discovering better ways to shop, time saving tips that will also cut your environmental footprint, hints on making the most of what is in your pantry and fridge as well as how to store your food to keep it at its freshest.
Feel free to bring your lunch, sit back and enjoy a new way of looking at things.
May 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Atwell Community Centre, 9 Lombe Gardens, Atwell WA 6164, Australia
Worms are a great way to convert your kitchen food waste into fertiliser. Wormsconvert the waste into both liquid fertiliser and castings that are great for plants.You will learn all about the art of worm farming with a hands-on demonstration.
This workshop is part of the Organic Cockburn resident subsidy program. You canpurchase a subsidised worm farm for $85 on the night or simply join us to learnmore about recycling organic waste at home.
Register online: ticketbooth.com.au/CityofCockburn or via customerservice on 08 9411 3444
May 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
BAYSWATER FAMILY CENTRE INC, 53 Murray St, Bayswater WA 6053, Australia
Learn all about Bokashi from a Bayswater local who makes the bulk Bokashi mix for Environment House. Taeko’s enthusiasm for Effective Microbes and using them to compost your waste into a high value product is infectious. Taeko has identified the most effective way to operate a Bokashi Composting System and will also explain how to make your own Bokashi mix, injecting the micro-organisms you need in this anaerobic composting system. Environment House volunteers have already done this workshop and everyone took a lot away from it, even those of us who have used a Bokashi system for many years.
May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Environment House, 125 King William St, Bayswater WA 6053, Australia
This free workshop is for beginners or anyone wanting a refresher about successful composting. Our Gardener John Yaxley takes you through the science of composting and the different systems that are available. Find the system that best suits you.
Environment House also offers a discount if you belong to a Switch Your Thinking Local Council.
May 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Yanchep Community Centre, 7 Lagoon Dr, Yanchep WA 6035, Australia
May 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Shenton Park Community Centre, 240 Onslow Rd, Shenton Park WA 6008, Australia
Recycle bin overflowing? Got too much stuff? The Earth Carers Course will show you how to live with less waste. Hosted by the Western Metropolitan Regional Council’s waste education team, the course runs over five sessions and includes topics such as recycling food scraps, decluttering, green cleaning and a tour of a waste recovery facility plus handy tips on how you can refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle.
The course is free to western suburbs residents located in the council areas of Mosman Park, Peppermint Grove, Cottesloe, Subiaco and Claremont.
When: Course runs over three consecutive weeks with three Thursday evenings and two Saturday mornings. 3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th and 17th May.
Where: Shenton Park Community Centre, Onslow Road, Shenton Park (plus tours off-site).
Registrations are essential, please book online at Eventbrite or phone 9384 4003.
May 2, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Highgate Primary School, 147 Lincoln St, Highgate WA 6003, Australia
FREE COMPOSTING WORKSHOP ♻️🐛
📅 Wednesday 2 May
📍 Highgate Primary School
Did you know that almost 45% of an average household bin is food and garden waste? Come along to our FREE workshop and learn everything you need to know about home composting, Bokashi Bins and worm farming.
Places are limited so please call the City’s Waste Team on 9273 6543 or email email@example.com to sign up for the workshop.
As a City of Vincent resident you also have the opportunity to purchase a range of composting and worm farming equipment for your home at a subsidised rate.
May 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Inglewood Library – City Of Stirling, Beaufort St & Tenth Ave, Perth WA 6052, Australia
April 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Replants.com, 96 Wray Ave, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia
Children welcome, there will be an outdoor activity.
Fair Trade Tea and Coffee
This time we’ll be swapping well looked, after, good condition items as well as high quality, well made to last garments (think vintage, fair trade/organic, natural fabrics, designer). We’ll be accepting items with minor wear and tear (small rips, missing buttons or zips) to encourage mending of clothes otherwise totally wearable. This time there will be a 20 item max on the number of clothes you can bring so choose wisely!
Clothes drop off and sorting:
All clothes intended to be swapped on the day must be dropped off at Replants between Monday the 23rd of April and Sunday 29th between 10am and 4pm (9am Sunday at the latest).
One “token” will be allocated per suitable item dropped off.
And 2 tokens per high quality/vintage/fairtrade/designer item dropped off
The number of tokens you receive will be the limit on the number of clothes you get to take home. No tokens are given to garments that don’t fit the outlined criterion.
Volunteering/ bartering for tickets:
$10 tickets will be sold on the door. The $10 is just to cover admin and venue costs but otherwise, the day is cost and hassle free.
April 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
William Bertram Community Centre, Johnson Rd, Bertram WA 6167, Australia
Want to convert your food waste into fertiliser easily and efficiently? The City of Kwinana is pleased to present a series of free Worm Farm Workshops hosted by Worm Shed. The workshops will include a demonstration about recycling organic waste at home, and give residents the opportunity to purchase a discounted Worm Café. Registration required.
Thanks to the subsidy, City of Kwinana residents can purchase a Worm Café for $90 (saving of $127) when they attend a workshop. Proof of residency required.
To register or enquire please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9439 0475.
Switch Your Thinking will discuss strategies to help reduce your food waste and provide you with a new outlook on how you can minimise your waste!
Learn about the problem of food waste and how you can take action from your very own kitchen. Australians throw away four million tonnes of food every year. When you discard food, you are also discarding all of the water, fertiliser, fuel and energy that were used to get that food to your plate. By switching a few habits you can make a big difference to your emissions and your household budget.
April 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cannington Library, Cannington Leisureplex, 233 Sevenoaks St, Cannington WA 6107, Australia
May 2, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
3 Peel St, Mandurah WA 6210, Australia
Contact the City of Mandurah on (08) 9550 3941 to register.
Apr 21st, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
May 19th, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jun 16th, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jul 21st, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Aug 18th, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sep 15th, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Oct 20th, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Nov 17th , 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Dec 15th, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Academy Cafe Mount Hawthorn, 1/148 Scarborough Beach Rd, Mount Hawthorn WA 6016, Australia
Bring in your broken items from home and fix them with the help of our volunteer experts. We can look at bikes, clothing, small furniture, household items and low voltage electrical. For more info, or to find out what electrical items you can bring in, see repaircafeperth.org